Nature Conservatory Operations Specialist in Long Pond, Pennsylvania
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The Operations Specialist will be responsible for performing multiple administrative functions of the Pennsylvania and Delaware Business Unit. They will be responsible for at the facility management at Hauser Nature Center, facility management, scheduling and coordinating logistics for special events and/or meetings held at Hauser, records management, vehicle management, procurement, telecommunications, and reception. Supporting volunteer activities of the Volunteer & Member Engagement Manager will be another responsibility. In addition, the Specialist will perform Information Systems, Human Resources, and operations administrative tasks, including processing forms and preparing documents. They will use available systems and resources to maintain, track, and analyze data, and to produce and review reports related to Hauser Nature Center usage, preserve visits, and community engagement. Applying established processes and practices to improve effectiveness and to document program procedures for reference by staff is a part of this position.
The Operations Specialist will coordinate activities with multiple variables, set realistic deadlines and manage the timeline. They will handle inquiries about business unit activities and assist in the development of program materials and correspondence. Working cooperatively with PADE staff, providing information necessary to make decisions and solve problems will also occur. Additionally, the Operations Specialist will communicate on behalf of the supervisor with internal and external sources, including staff, donors, vendors, and businesses to coordinate arrangements, convey information, and ensure successful execution of operations effectiveness. This position requires working flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as needed and some travel. The work will be performed in a general office setting and outdoor settings with some exposure to disagreeable elements; work requires only minor physical exertion and/or physical strain.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU
Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day.
TNC's Pennsylvania and Delaware Business Unit comprises fifty employees who are committed to teamwork; cross-collaboration; professional development; a fun and inclusive office culture; and diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice learning and practices. Although you'll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. This is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated, capable individual interested in joining the world's leading conservation organization.
Passion, innovation, and diversity are key components to advancing our Mission, and we encourage you to apply!
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
- Bachelor's degree in business, communications, public relations, environmental education or related field and 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination
- Experience managing business relationships such as donors, partners, community members
- Experience coordinating administrative processes
- Communication skills experience including proofreading
- Experience adhering to deadlines
- Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results
- Experience in customer service
- Ability to meet all Conservancy Youth Qualifications requirements and background checks.
WHAT WE BRING
Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!
TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
The Pennsylvania and Delaware Business Unit of TNC is leading large-scale conservation programs that protect the lands and waters that are critical to the health and well-being of both people and nature. In Pennsylvania, TNC is also working to reduce stormwater runoff in cities, protect vital migration corridors like the Kittatinny Ridge, and engage farmers and landowners in supporting the adoption of sustainable conservation practices. TNC's work in Delaware focuses on building resilience against climate change-including along the state's vulnerable coastlines-to protect human communities and habitats.
The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania and Delaware is poised to make a significant, measurable difference in these areas for both nature and people, grounded in the places identified by our science and ambitious goals that reflect the urgency of climate change and biodiversity loss. For more information, please visit nature.org/Pennsylvania and nature.org/Delaware.
The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $53,000 - $55,000 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate's actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.
To apply for job ID 54303, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. This role REQUIRES the inclusion of a Cover Letter for consideration, along with your resume. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact email@example.com.